Stay Alert!

June 2, 2019
As part of Paul's final instruction to the church, he encourages them to remain alert and stand strong, doing everything in love. Paul knew that overcoming our sin natures was…
Paul has reminded the church that their eternal salvation is assured, that the victory over death has been won; there is nothing they need to fear that needs to be…
The early church staked everything on one thing: that Jesus rose from the grave!  They had seen it with their own eyes.  There was no one to refute what the…
It is easy to lose sight of God's plans for His Church when we are in the midst of being the church.  We can become focused on our own needs,…

Love!

May 5, 2019
Paul made it fairly straight forward for his readers that without love, we are nothing.  He had just finished emphasizing the "oneness" of the body of Christ in the Church…
Paul uses the illustration of the body to explain the importance of each of us to the healthy functioning of the Body of Christ - His Church.  Every one of…
The Easter Message focuses on how God works in ways that we often cannot anticipate, or comprehend, because they defy what we know to be humanly possible.  God's ways can…
We are never more vulnerable than when we believe we are most strong!  As Paul addresses the many vices of the Corinthian people, he warns those who think he is…
We can easily persuade ourselves that our faith is something we "coast" into heaven on.  That our faith is something we simply profess and then go about life as we…